Dave Savastano, Editor||January 23, 2015
From 3M to Zeres, Ink World’s annual U.S. Ink Directory provides comprehensive information on more than 190 U.S. ink makers.
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||November 1, 2014
Energy curing technologies are steadily growing in popularity thanks to their environmental benefits and overall utility.
Sean Milmo, European Editor||January 23, 2014
Gains in energy efficiency, highly reactive inks are helping to drive growth in energy-curing technologies
January 23, 2014
Ink World’s annual U.S. Ink Directory provides comprehensive data on more than 200 U.S. ink manufacturers, from 3M to Zeres, including products and key contact information.
David Savastano, Editor||November 27, 2013
Energy curing technologies have been a growth area for ink manufacturers in recent years, particularly in packaging, narrow web and inkjet, driven by its production and performance advantages.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||November 16, 2012
Energy curing technologies continue to enjoy growth, particularly on the packaging side, and ink manufacturers are developing new technologies to meet the needs of their customers.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||November 9, 2011
The use of UV and EB technologies continues to enjoy growth, particularly in the packaging market, driven by economic, performance and environmental benefits.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||November 17, 2010
LED curing is one of the most intriguing areas in energy curing. In 2008, LED curable technologies debuted at drupa, with plenty of press and ink manufacturers showcasing the technology. LED curable technologies have made inroads in the inkjet fiel…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||November 15, 2010
The energy curing ink industry continued to enjoy growth during the past year, particularly in the packaging segment, and technologies such as LED offer further opportunities in the coming years.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||January 20, 2010
EB curable inks are free of solvents and volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||December 9, 2009
A major impetus behind the expansion of UV into new printing sectors is the growing acceptance of its safety and contribution to environmental compliance.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||November 11, 2009
While the global recession took its toll on some markets for UV and EB, energy curable technologies made gains in other segments, and UV and EB ink companies should benefit from the increasing emphasis on the environment.
Zubair Khan, Environmental Inks and Coatings||November 2, 2009
Ink manufacturers and their raw material suppliers have been evolving new technologies to meet these demands by providing new polymers, oligomers, monomers, photoinitiators, pigments and inks
Dr. Alexander Grant, SunJet||October 29, 2009
UV jet inks are being developed that allow for appropriate jetting control, printhead compatibility, performance on a wide variety of media and can respond to real printing conditions such as varied print to cure time
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 16, 2009
While electron beam (EB) curing has not received the same interest as UV, it too has also grown over the years
Bonnie Bedolla, Flint Ink||October 15, 2009
Low odor and extractables levels can make UV flexo a more attractive option for a variety of markets
David Wang, Ink World Correspondent||October 7, 2009
UV light cured ink (UV ink) is widely used in offset and flexographic printing throughout the world. The growth rate for UV ink is more than 10 percent per year and is surpassing the growing rate of general inks. In China, UV ink products are typica…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||June 2, 2009
Energy curing has been one of the bright spots for the graphic arts industry, as ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) curing continue to enjoy solid growth. The key drivers – faster production, better performance properties and environmental…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 11, 2009
The benefits of energy-curable technologies are leading to new opportunities in photovoltaics and printed electronics.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||November 5, 2008
Despite raw material pricing and supply issues, UV- and EB-curable inks and coatings enjoy growth in the marketplace, while LED-curable technologies offer new opportunities.
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